Articles by Justin Russell

Spring Onion

What to plant in September

September 2014

JUSTIN RUSSELL emerges from his winter slumber to get stuck into some cautious spring planting.


Spring Bluff

Garden jobs for September

September 2014

JUSTIN RUSSELL contemplates our Australian seasons and offers some gardening suggestions for September.

She'll be apples

August 2014

It's early spring and the sap is rising, the perfect time to propagate deciduous fruit trees says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

A vegetable wonder

August 2014

JUSTIN RUSSELL harvests the unusual broccoli Romanesco and offers tips on growing these tricky brassicas.

Making Seed Drills

What to plant in August

July 2014

To get the lowdown on what to sow now, wherever you are, check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's guide to August planting.

Two Bud Spur Pruning

Time to prune grape vines

July 2014

Sunny winter days are perfect for pruning dormant grape vines to keep them productive, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.


Frosty Veg Garden

What to do in July

July 2014

Winter has arrived and JUSTIN RUSSELL has some handy tips for dealing with the coldest month of the year.


What to plant in July

July 2014

In the south, it's time to hunker down against the cold and pop in the odd cool season veg. Up north, it's a planting frenzy. JUSTIN RUSSELL has suggestions for July planting wherever you are in Australia.

Undersown Garlic

Happy accidents

June 2014

A crop of self-sown salad leaves in JUSTIN RUSSELL's garlic patch has him reflecting on happy accidents in the garden.